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Stodhart Tunnel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3303 / 53°19'49"N

Longitude: -1.9132 / 1°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 405880

OS Northings: 381490

OS Grid: SK058814

Mapcode National: GBR HY2X.LW

Mapcode Global: WHBBD.LK58

Entry Name: Stodhart Tunnel

Listing Date: 3 September 1985

Last Amended: 16 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82143

Location: Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith

Built-Up Area: Chapel-en-le-Frith

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/12/2012

SK08 SE 4/21A

(East Side)
Stodhart Tunnel

(Formerly listed as Stodhart Tunnel Entrance)


Tramway tunnel entrance. 1796 designed by Benjamin Outram, the engineer to the Peak Forest Tramway. Coursed squared and rockfaced gritstone. Concave walling with ashlar coping, 4 metres high having segment headed archway 2 metres high in the centre. Archway has rock-faced jambs and voussoirs. The tunnel itself is lined with rock-faced gritstone, and it extends some 200 yards into the hillside. The tunnel at the other end has been filled in and the tunnel portal demolished.

The list was previously amended in respect of this entry on 3 September 1985.

Listing NGR: SK0579481522

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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